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SFGTV
Jan 23, 2013 12:30am PST
month that include commemorative pins, centennial shoulder.s and coffee mugs. lastly on december 28th, members of the mta board and director reiskin visited many operating administrative divisions to personally thank our frontline employees for their dedicated service. staff really appreciated hearing from you and a special thanks to director lee's wife for the fabulous cupcakes. a short update on the court of appeals ruling on our bike program that was released yesterday. as you know in 2009, the mta board approved the san francisco bike plan. the adequacy of the environmental impact report supporting this approval was challenged in an appeal to the board of supervisors and an action in superior court. in 2010, the san francisco superior court ruled in the city's favor. the challengers appealed this ruling to the california court of appeals. just the california court of appeals issued a decision upholding the trial court's conclusion that the eir was adequate in all respects. the court also identified some minor technical problems with the approval process. the city attorney's office
SFGTV
Jan 11, 2013 8:00am PST
sufficient importance to the risk, and lastly and most importantly, where the officer accomplish the objective. on july 16, 2011, officer richard hastings and matthew lopez the kill each and every requested criteria for the medal of valor. they exemplified bravery of the highest level. in doing their duty and deterred by the fact that their lives were in imminent peril. they engaged in a gunbattle with a career criminal who was engaged with the ones in respect for public life and wanted to escape to not be held accountable for a vicious murder. san francisco police officers know at any time and anywhere they need to put their lives on the line to do their duty to stop a criminal. july 16, 2011, officer richard hastings and mathew lopez put their lives on the line and did their duty. for that, they're being awarded the most prestigious award, the gold medal of valor. [applause] >> those were the last of the nominees and recipients. the chief amount to the closing. -- will now do the closing. many of the people on the stage and an audience were present. as amazing as the stories were,
SFGTV
Jan 18, 2013 11:30pm PST
can clearly find this in support. lastly, i would just like to note that even the opponents, you know, come here today, do not refute the architectural integrity of the neighborhood, and in that sense support the architectural validity that's embodied in the landmark's board proposal. thank you for your time. >> president fong: thank you. any additional public comment? ijohn jonas, might be one on the rail there. >> good afternoon, commissioners. my name is pat tura, and i am the president of the duboce triangle neighborhood association. dtna has been involved in this project for close to seven years. in 2007 the market octavia rezoning historical survey was done. in 2008 the proposed duboce park landmark district was identified and documented as eligible for the national register. in 2011, it was added to the landmark designation work program. the planning staff has done an excellent job in frameworking and doing the due diligence in working with the community to identify the value of this historical resource. they worked at the request of really come to honor and to codify this
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 11:00pm EST
thestate fire marshall's office doesn't recommend using your stove. and lastly, have your furnace inspected once a year. >> later this week a state delegate will introduce a bill in annapolis that will change the way baltimore and other jurisdictions operate speed ticket cameras. . >> this has to do with that change over to a new vender for the city's cameras. the contactstarted january 1st but the cameras have not been collecting anything in the first three weeks of the year and it's not clear when they'll come back online. >> hundreds of thousands of revenue lost because these cameras are serving as nothing but public art. the city'sdepartment of transportation is working with the new vender after it was revealed that several cameras under the previous contractor were responsible for bogus tickets. they're in if process of changing the cameras. aspoeshgs person told us this will require cameras to be temporarily taken off line. meanwhile, legislators in annapolis are talking about ways to restore trust in the speed camera program. many say it semistems from the way the -- stems
SFGTV2
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am PST
lawsuit. and lastly, we of the bar association and their resources. they're providing their legal service for you. this last thing i am going to share with you in terms of what we have seen in our office is that with the individuals, that does not necessarily mean an individual will follow up with a lawsuit. what we've seen in our office is the individual's will send you a letter and say there were compile -- compliance issues. where people get in trouble is they ignore the letter. we need to make sure it that your pro-active and responsive. when a business receives a letter, they need to contact our office. the merchants of been very proactive -- have been very pro- active. the businesses that have received a letter and passed an inspection after receiving the letter have staved off a lawsuit. the cap inspection is a very good risk management tool. often it is not as durable as you may think it to be. our office is there for you as our resources. we are able to provide our services, follow-up questions in english, spanish, cantonese, and mandarin. and then -- and then, roger, you
SFGTV
Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
that investment matters' with make the case for increased federal investment. lastly we are looking at the next aprojection appropriation cycle to make sure that those programs continue to be funded and projects like the central subway are able to secure the appropriate funding levels. thank you item happy to answer questions. tch director ramos? >> thank you kate. i wanted to expressly point out the enhanced protection. i run into those guys regularly, and if you give them just 30 seconds of your time, they have so many stories. what some of these guys have gone through is really tragic to hear. so thank you for that. i wanted to see if there was any appropriate time or more appropriate time to address the moving violations questions, the camera on your buses in the dedicated transit lanes and this would have been the appropriate place for it? >> it's a good question. we have -- we were successful last year in getting the camera program reauthorized. and that initiative was always pursued as a parking violation. because pd is really responsible for the moving violations. this fall we
SFGTV
Jan 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
optional. this list will be updated and available to all tenants. lastly, owners of -- this is a phase in process built in. owners of smaller buildings of 50 units or less have one year to apply and owners of 50 units or above have two years to comply. this brings san francisco into line with a number of other cities that have recently passed ordinance, oakland, belmont and novato have recently passed legislation. this ordinance would increase public awareness and really raise awareness that we need to create more smoke-free housing in our buildings and throughout our neighborhoods. the version of this ordinance that you see before you is an amendment of the whole where the requirement that land lords report both smoke free and smoking optional units has been amended to only require reporting of smoking optional units. again i want to thank the tenant organizations and apartment association
SFGTV
Jan 30, 2013 3:01pm PST
goal and lastly, i'll like you to ask to work with the mayor so that heads of commissions like reek and parks are san francisco residents and live here and care about what goes on here thank you.. >> supervisors aids and public members. and i'm also a board member and long time residental. i would think that the next issue would be again, just to remanufacture what they said. where is the money coming from a quarter of a million dollars or more and where is the money for the upkeep coming from and these are real numbers and then the impact that this closuresure is going to have in the community and if it's in forest it's going to be great and if they don't take recycling and there is no other autopsies in the neighborhood now there isn't and everyone is waiting for somebody else to do something so nobody else has to plan and they are talk with ri verse inventorying machines there is three in the whole city they don't work they breakdown and it's not a viable option at this point and gone remanufacture the process for the new community garden who's in charge of that, who gets to say who'
SFGTV2
Jan 22, 2013 8:00am PST
the most beautiful park systems in the world. i am extremely lucky. lastly, i want to thank my parents and my wife, vivian, and my two daughters, jennifer and some of the, for their love and support. thank you. thank you. [applause
KICU
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am PST
country will improve." lastly, financial analysts say the ipo calendar will be worth tracking in 2013. with roughly 150 private companies ready to make their initial public offerings, more than in each of the last two years. the new year is bringing in a new form of identity theft. jennifer waters of marketwatch.com tells us the criminals are closer than you think. good morning jen. > > good morning there angela. these bad guys can be your neighbors. they could even live in your house as well. that is how close they are. this comes from id analytics. they did this four-year study just to figure out how close were these id thieves related. and what they found was there were homes or families - a husband, a wife, four 20-somethings - stealing ids and stealing information and using it to open up credit card accounts or bank accounts or cell phone accounts. just these people alone comprise some 10,000 fraud rings in the u.s. that doesn't include those sophisticated geeky guys over in eastern europe in a boiler room during that. > what can people do to protect themselves? > > some of the s
SFGTV2
Jan 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
exceed those specified in recorded use restrictions under certain circumstances and lastly, authorize the mayor's office of housing to charge a monitoring fee to verify occupancy for affordable rental units where that authority has not been explicit in the past. those are the seven changes, and the mayor's office of housing is here to help you if you have questions on those. as you know, this ordinance was introduced on december 6th, so i want to point out that the version of the ordinance that you have in your packet was prior to when i had the signed form ordinance. we have the signed form ordinance before you now. there are no substantive changes, but we didn't have this at the time that the packet was produced. we are recommending approval of the ordinance. it's in line with adopted city policy both in our housing element and in the planning code. there are three changes that i would like to recommend to your resolution. i have copies for the commission the first whereas clause is basically stating whereas now the ordinance has been introduced. because it wasn't introdu
SFGTV
Jan 8, 2013 12:00am PST
long way in making the industry more transparent and lastly this legislation would not have been possible without the officers at the station and many neighbors and merchants that have also given voice to this process and this is valid and long overdue and colleagues i do ask for your support on this legislation. >> colleagues with can he take this in house in call. >> >>> i'll be supporting this legislation and one aspect -- but there is a benefit that i see that happens in my district is we have a lot of people who are junk gatherers in my district and park their vehicles throughout the compel sells corior and throughout thigh neighbor and i didn't support the over size vehicle legislation because we could a mass a certain amount of sinuses -- but this legislation may require a gatherer to have a permanent in their vehicle and in their car and is to me, that seems a better way to bring some accountability to how the appearance of the vehicles are that blunder our neighbors and it doesn't solvent problem but it gets us a step closer and that is not the only reason i'm supporting
SFGTV
Jan 6, 2013 8:00am PST
appellant's issues had nothing to do with ceqa concerned. and lastly a new ordinance sponsor by board president chiu that changing the copy on a sign should not be treated as a new sign. so this will be before you in the next three months that. concludes my report. >> thank you. commissioner wu. >> thank you. i wanted to ask on the tdif, i understand that supervisor wiener will be convening meets and you can give us updates on the broad direction of those meetings. >> we can do that, thank you. >> the board of appeals did meet last night and one item of note was a re-hearing request for building permit application dealing with glenn canyon park and before the hearing the request was withdrawn and the decision became final and the building permit is approved. just wanted to inform the commission on that and there are no other reports. >> commissioners, under item 814601 larkin street, informational, current status of the project design. >> good afternoon president fong and members of commission. i am going to keep my comments very brief here. the subject property was considered in june
SFGTV
Jan 31, 2013 3:30am PST
bay campus for their 10 year anniversary which was exciting to have and then lastly i think we already acknowledged this but i wanted to thank mayor lee for the proposal he's putting forward to not pull the trigger for this and the first time since the city has been allowed to pull the trigger it's not being pulled by the mayor and that is exciting so thank you mayor lee. >> thank you. thank you for the applause. okay. item t, report of closed session action. there are nothing to report. the next one is posted in the agenda. next item is adjournment. meeting adjourned. we were going to recess to closed session. >> good evening and welcome to the regular meeting of the san francisco ethics commission. we'll begin by take the roll. commissioner studley. >> thank you all. here. >> commissioner hayon? >> here. >> commissioner hur? >> here? >> commissioner liu? >> here. >> all members being present, first item on the agenda is public comment on matters appearing or not appearing on matters of the ethics commission. >> good afternoon, commissioners and of course, stop the corporate r
SFGTV
Jan 5, 2013 8:30pm PST
reasonable generally the concept behind park plan and lastly this is one of the concepts on how to design one of the concept point for human power boating and this is urban beach around the northeastern shore line and access to the water from slip way four as well. with that in mind one. things that we have had to present as part of the workshop is that we don't have the budget to complete the entire project as it's designed today we had to look at the available fundings and the cost for the project today with the 2008 & bonds and additional port funds our budge is 21 million for cran copark today. the estimates cost looking at construction cost and is plus an estimatemation contingency of 50% puts us at a subtotal of $33 million and are soft costs are between 30 and 33% and we have it at 33 and for a total cost of 43 and-a-half million dollar and this equates to $4.8 million in a customer, a acre which, is similar to other city front parks in the city and the other thing to note is because of the other high level conceptual of the park we have a 50% contingency because of the scion and t
SFGTV
Jan 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
meadows reopen to the public first, and it is completed lastly at the polo fields. and then the fencing is torn down there. during the event build and the event tear down, where possible, we do leave holes in the fencing and passage ways in the fencing to allow people to use the meadows that are safe for them to [speaker not understood] and the pathways that are safe for them to be in. the reality is that there is some restricted access to the park. we work diligently each year to minimize that. we have heard some concerns that the fencing was up perhaps a little bit longer than some community residents would have liked this year. we've worked to identify if there were any problems and we have flagged this as an issue that we will continue to pay attention to a we move forward each year to ensure that the access to the site is as robust as possible. >> thank you. given this item does not have a budget analyst report, there are no questions at this time, i'd like to open the item up for public comment. i do have a number of speaker cards. i will be calling your name. if you hear
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
, the second thing, make a sick room and lastly, disinfect. >> things are likely only to get worse, there's still five more weeks before the end o' of flu season. . >> let's talk about the children. they're especiallyvulnerable to illnesses like the flu partially because they spend a lot of time in groups at school and they're hard to keep clean. teachers say they try to make staying clean simple. forexample, they say sing a song that lasts at least 20 seconds while washing their hands and if they show symptoms don't give them medicine to go to school, you can keep them home. >> washing your hands and keep staying home when you're sick is a good way to keep it from spreading but it spreads. drinking from the same cup of sharing a utensil with someone or being close to someone infected can make you sick. learn all the about the flu and how to keep your family safe and read up on the six things you shouldn't touch if you don't want to get sick at abc2news.com/flu. >> weather wise, a few clouds out there this evening. temperatures did not warm up too much. we had a little drizzle at t
SFGTV
Jan 11, 2013 8:00pm PST
district. so, not a boring issue to you, but an exciting one. those items will be before you. lastly, there was an extension introduced by supervisor breed that would give this commission additional time to consider the fillmore ncd which you just voted to continue. so, that concludes my board report for this week. there will be a normal land use committee next week, but that agenda has not yet been published. >> commissioner antonini. >> will we get some sort of a report on that item that's the boring item that is being brought up by president chiu? because i think that's very significant and has a lot to do with planning issues. >> yes, that sud will be before you prior to your action, before any board action. within 90 days of any introduction. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> and the board of appeals is the last item, there are two items i think might be of interest to the commission today. the first is 20 65 oakdale avenue, building permit application to reduce the size of the warehouse building. this is the old berkeley farms property. there was no notice required under the planning cod
SFGTV
Jan 30, 2013 8:30am PST
, problem solve, think critically, and make positive choices. lastly i especially want to thank my husband over there. horace and my two children matt and christina who is away at college for their endless support and dinners and the long evenings of events that i'm not home. i love you very much. you're all my support glue. thank you board of education members, superintendent carranza, principal carol fong, the teachers who are here and the great community for this great honor and award and recognition. thank you. [applause] >> thank you very much. we also like to call to the podium our chief of early learning carla bryant and director of early education to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the san francisco unified school district early education department. [applause] >> turn this -- >> good evening superintendent, president norton, vice mayor president fewer and board commissioners. it gives me great honor to talk about the wonderful history of the program now known as the early education department. the program has been in the district for 70 years serving family children from
SFGTV
Jan 1, 2013 8:30pm PST
, please, i hope you can join us and then lastly, i wanted to announce that our bat exhibit will be closing on january 6, this is in the interior of the pachyderm building and was highlighted some of the conservation crisis facing our bats but that will be replaced by a dinosaur exhibit on valentine's day, so treat your sweetheart with a dinosaur or two on february 14th and that will be running until the summer, and with that, i finish my report. >> thank you. >> is there any public comment on this item? seeing none, public comment is closed. commissioners, this was discussion only. >> thank you. >> we are now on item 7, a gift acceptance from the san francisco parks alliance. >> good morning, commissioners and happy holidays, bob palacio, san francisco recreation services. the item before you is a possible action item to retroactively accept a gift from the san francisco parks alliance in the amount of 65 thousand 205 dollars and 36 cents for the basketball program, just some background on the program, the association of basketball programs, anblp serves character treats ages 18 to 30, org
SFGTV
Jan 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
lastly we looked how can we encourage private sector investment and new and the city can't do this on its own. we need to work with the private sector and leverage this and that could be look at programs to reduce the cost of and expand clean energy financing and with pace and other mechanisms, pursuing third party ownerships and partnerships to develop more renewable energy. levering caa and and to the fee and tariff and having this set of customers under cca and guaranteed off takers the renewable power for years to come you can assure to the developers there is the market to sell into and thereby help them to get financing and get projects on the ground and supporting clean investments. for example by working with the pension and retirement funds to use some portion of the portfolios to go towards these programs and demonstrations on public property and that's been started already on clean power sf. we have almost 40 members in total and it's a fantastic group and we're lucky to have knowledgeable folks and universities in the area and active community members so a very big thank y
PBS
Jan 27, 2013 3:00pm PST
kept urging members of congress to read that part of the document. and lastly, this is the first round of 2016, and it was obvious >> colby talking about demagoguery. that clip is the ultimate in demagoguery. at the end she says, our job is to find out what happened. well, to find out what happened, you have to know whether this was a spontaneous, 1-off demonstration gone awry, or was in the leading edge of a resurgence of al qaeda in north africa, which would later impact mali and create dead americans and others in algeria. that is the essence of finding out what happened. yet, in the have second before she says, what difference does it make if it was a spontaneous demonstration or something else? that is a complete contradiction. there is not anybody that pointed it out. the essence of what happened is, is this a resurgence of al qaeda, and why is it that the administration went weeks and weeks with attending it had to do with a video, when there was no demonstration in the first place? >> if i am not mistaken, the president, the next day, did say it was an act of terror. >> he did
SFGTV
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
to their mail? lastly, i want to point out that yerba buena community benefit district is currently installing dark, bronze benches within their boundaries. so this is a -- right now they are asking their members where would you like to have a bench in front of your business? so this is a current thing and obviously, this could be addressed right now, getting them bright-green or whatever, before they get installed. thank you. >> thank you, mr. nulty. and next we have derrick sarda. >> council members, it's always a pleasure to stop by and update you all on some of the community activities that are going on for the next couple of months. there is one coming up it's being put on bit systems change network a statewide initiative run by the california foundation of independent living centers. they have an event coming up in berkeley called the access now regional power summit, going throughout california and happening throughout the month of february. i'm going to go ahead and read a two-paragraph intro from the flier and provide information afterwards. joining people with disabilities
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 11:00pm EST
soup. it can help clear congestion. and lastly,make sure you get plenty of rest. rest will help you build up your immune system again and give your body some time to heal. >> if you didn't get all of that down, don't worry it's aulg on our website along with many other resources including your link to the natural ways to boost your imunit and also a map tracking the outbreak. you canfind it online at abc2 news/flu. >> tonight the ravens are packing up preparing for their flight to denver. today theywere out on the field for their last home practice before heading to the mile high city. the team decided to arrive just one day ahead of the game. theravens are getting ready and abc2 news is already in denver. if anyone could find a big rowdy group of ravens fans it's jamie costello. he introduces us to some baltimore faithful in denver. >> why would anyone want to leave baltimore? these fans left for opportunity. >> my friends moved down here a few years ago and i followed them. >> i came down with no job and it worked out for the best. >> why not pick up and move to somewhere with i'm
SFGTV2
Jan 26, 2013 1:00am PST
. lastly, the partners recently announced a stop bullying video challenge where we are bringing together psa's that highlight what's happening by young people and want to give awards and celebrate that. and, as i mentioned earlier, the grants, the money, the department of education has issued 11 grants to schools. we need more, we will see as budget proposals the president's and the secretary's real commitment to this to ensure that we have some resources for innovative programs that are happening across the country for those local programs that are really changing the way their schools function and their communities see their schools and promoting those and scaling them up. >> very quickly because i know we want to move on, the attorney general launched a defending childhood initiative, i know there's a lot of philanthropy in the room, we want to work in partnership to find those innovative programs. there was a jurisdiction in north dakota that got a grant to implement some of the restoretive justice programs, the superintendent mentioned those. those have shown real potential for doin
SFGTV2
Jan 8, 2013 6:30pm PST
create. lastly, i like to remind all of us that emersion education takes on many forms in today's educational arena. the focus is sometimes blurred. by different interpretations. or political agendas. i hope that the emersion education model as conceptualized and exemplified by the alice fong yu community, will help provide standards of all emersion education programs everywhere. thank you very much. [applause]
SFGTV
Jan 14, 2013 12:00am PST
finding just as all the officers get a refresher. >> commissioner chan: thank you. and then lastly on page 9 of the report i just mentioned that the occ met with the department to finalize revision of the pursuit policy dodge 505. we've been batting this around for some time. i'm trying to remember if it's on calendar. i don't know if we have a date for it and where we are. >> i do believe there is a date for it. >> commissioner chan, the occ made all of its comments, and as i understand it, chief suhr, the command staff was reviewing it and it was going through a concurrence process. i don't have a date at this point. >> commissioner chan: inspector, do we have a date for that? >> it hasn't been calendared. >> commissioner chan: when we get to that part of the calendar, we should may calendar a date. thank you. >> you're welcome. >> president mazzucco: commissioner kingsley. >> commissioner kingsley: thank you, director hicks, for your report. i appreciate it. >> you're welcome, commissioner kingsley. >> commissioner kingsley: do we have any totals for failure to collect traffic stop
SFGTV
Jan 3, 2013 12:00am PST
making the industry more transparent and lastly this legislation would not have been possible without the officers at the station and
SFGTV2
Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm PST
the first time to have a park and first trees, it will be the capital allocation. and then lastly, as i mentioned, the department anticipates requesting from the preservation fund commission 250 thousand dollars to fund the work on the local interpretation to have secretary to have interior guide book, this guide book, it's not specific to local conditions, regarding the infill development in historic districts this accidenter will appropriate staff to develop [inaudible] resulting in a clear guiding document for the application of these standards citywide. so, here's an update on the budget calendar, we've come to you with a draft work program, budget application like we did with the historic preservation, today i'm presenting a draft. next wednesday, i will be going before the historic preservation commission asking for their recommendation of approval and in two weeks from today, i will be coming to this body asking for your approval of the department's budget before we submit it to the mayor on february 21. na concludes my presentation, i would be happy to answer any questions
SFGTV
Jan 19, 2013 10:30pm PST
which connects all systems in the subway to central control. and lastly, this replaces the uninterruptable power supplies systems, which is a mouthful, which provides critical backup in event of a power outage. for members' reference this project provides a communication platform for the existing sfmta central control functions to be seamlessly migrated and to plug in as one unfied and integrated network. as a quick contract bidding history for members, the director of transportation notified this body he had an authorized a bid call for this contract. with his directive our agency opened bids and were received from blocka construction at $24,116,000.
SFGTV2
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
improve our educational system. and lastly, i would like to thank the board for allowing us to take a part in this meeting. [applause] >> commissioner wynns. >> thank you, i want to add my congratulations, and thanks to the foundation. my congratulations to all of you. but i wanted to, if i may, as a point of personal privilege express my thank to liana szeto to all of her years of dedication to alice fong yu, and the school district. i have been there since the beginning too, and i appreciate all you have done and the recognition is richly deserved. thank you. >> i would also like to congratulate the honorees tonight. and i had the pleasure of attending an educator trip to china with liana, and i want tell everyone that mandarin skills are excellent. and very well deserved. and i want to thank michelle kyung for being an excellent teacher for my son. when he was in her honor roll class, and thank you for awarding her this recognition. thank you. >> thank you, vice president fewer. all right, we will move along to the student delegates' report. >> we want to congratulate everyone an
SFGTV
Jan 26, 2013 3:30pm PST
neighborhood. lastly, balboa park has significantly fewer impact fees. most of that area is actually public land so there's not a significant amount of new development, new private develop. that's forecasted there, but there has been one significant development there, the 1150 ocean avenue project where the new whole foods is and they built as part of their in kind agreement, they built an extension of this street here which will connect to the puc reservoir should it ever been developed in the future and they also have a pedestrian easement on another street through the project. those are just a few of the highlights. again, that's not everything that's in the plan. next year we will expect to incorporate the transit center district plan as well as the western soma which is currently before the board and the intention there is to roll that into the overall eastern neighborhoods implementation process, not to treat it separately but to look at the impact fee revenue and the projects sort of simultaneously and then at the cac as well. thank you, i'm happy to answer any questions. >> so i see
SFGTV
Jan 3, 2013 7:30am PST
some of the challenges that lap, domestic violence victims face and lastly beverly -- will make concluding remarks. she is also another vital member of our organization or our working group. a little bit of the history. six years ago a number of representatives from 22 organizations can together to work with the police department to write language access policy. we came together with the desire to improve services for the domestic violence victims and witnesses and family situations. most certainly those concerns and specific cases were at the forefront of putting together this language access policy. within two years,the police commission adopted the language access protocol, department general order 5.20. it is one of the best in the country because it is comprehensive and it gives clear guidance. it requires a san francisco police department officers to provide language access or language services to limited english proficient individuals that they encounter in their law enforcement capability, and requires services if a lap person requires assistance. in san francisco on lik
SFGTV2
Jan 22, 2013 8:30am PST
boss here. i have been nominated so many times. it really feels like you won an oscar. lastly, i wanted to thank my husband, who has been not just a husband to me, but he has been my chauffeur -- [laughter] mike coy cook, personal photographer, and no. 1 critic. i know i forgot so many people tonight. you know who you are. if i can give more to the city, i will. thank you. [applause] >> they have extra photographers that travel with them. let's hear it one more time for jocelyn and her family. thank you very much. [applause] >> i graduated from the university of california berkeley with a degree in civil engineering. i started with the department of public works in 1984. in 2003, i was asked to come to san francisco public utilities commission to take the meat on the program. i'm responsible for all the large capital projects for water, waste water, and power. it's about $12 billion of capital projects. we have a lot of projects. our water system improvement program, 80 products that span seven counties. we have a staff of about 400 city employees and about 500 consultants. puc is reall
SFGTV
Jan 18, 2013 5:00am PST
and staff recommends that the commission approve the project with conditions. lastly language was omitted from the draft motions and with the mitigation monitoring and recording program and included in the packet as exhibit c. should you approve the project staff will fix the language and thank you and i am available for questions. >> thank you. project sponsor. >> president fong, commissioners, director, i am don falk director of tenderloin neighborhood corporation and here with mara blift swrer. we have been working since 2000 to develop the site and our preference was to develop affordable housing housing there. however that has been so environment in the environment when the opportunity to develop this as home ownership emerged we were excited about it. we are pleased to offer an opportunity to make affordable homes that will make a positive impact on the neighborhood and the city at large. what we will end up with is a project that has 190 affordable -- 70% of the median income and retail. 63% of the units are two bedroom and larger so for families and we will be working hard
SFGTV
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
lastly, this replaces the uninterruptable power supplies systems, which is a mouthful, which provides critical backup in event of a power outage. for members' reference this project provides a communication platform for the existing sfmta central control functions to be seamlessly migrated and to plug in as one unfied and integrated network. as a quick contract bidding history for members, the director of transportation notified this body he had an authorized a bid call for this contract. with his directive our agency opened bids and were received from blocka construction at $24,116,000. lk comstock, normal transit, inc. and the high bidder was dallas transport and security at $26,530,000. bids were received from the second and third bidders. division staff and the [kwr-frpb/]'s office investigated all of these allegations and found them to be without merit. contract compliance determined that the low bidder met the 20% sbe goal as prescribed and also in compliance with the administrative code chapter 12b. staff recommends award of the contract to blocka construction as the lowest res
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 1:35am EST
don't want to have high pressure on the tire. you want to have the correct tire pressure. >> lastly, you want to make sure that your tires are the proper ones. >> all season tires, winter. you definitely don't want to drive around with summer tires because they will take longer to stop, you could be fish tailing all over the place. >> failure to consider these tips could result in a horrible commute. according to john townsend -- >> you're not only causing problems for yourself, you're wreaking havoc on everyone's rush hour. >> in just the last 24 hours, police have arrested two teenagers in the weekend murder of a prince george's county high schooler, but they are still on the hunt for a third suspect. debra alfarone is live at police headquarters. >> reporter: derek, we have long talked about the no-snitch rule. it's basically the biggest roadblock that police have to solving cases, but just days after two teens in rival gangs ended up in a fight ending in a murder, people spoke up, and now two teens are behind bars for the murder of 16-year-old marcus jones. police are hoping tha
SFGTV
Jan 1, 2013 9:30pm PST
back to you. and lastly, and then i will be quiet and listen to all your input. is to the degree you would want to have the controller's office present and you to give your remarks on your vision of how our report card that was recently adopted as the rate payor insurance policy, how you as a commission would like to see that developed and independently reviewed and assessed by the controller's office. with that i will listen and thank you for your comments. >> no changes to the budget schedule? >> no changes, and we are on track to meet all of those. >> all right, mr. moran. >> thank you, mr. president. this is going to be interesting. we never had a two-year budget before. we never had the option of not going through the budget line by line, the way we do. which is kind of exciting. and what you would like to do -- i tell you what my two interests are in that kind of unburdened review. first is to take a fairly high-level look at what the -- i think of it as the business plan for the three enterprises, and expressed in the capital program. and for each there are changes that we nee
WETA
Jan 18, 2013 8:30pm EST
love this kind of violence. i agree with you. lastly, the elimination of guns. i think the only weaken over it achieve anything is the way australia did. 1996, they had a massacre, and confiscated the guns, and there were none. that cannot be done. you cannot do it in this country with its history, culture, and second amendment. >> the problem is, if you cannot do everything, you do nothing. that is not what you are looking for. we are not go to confiscate all guns in the united states. >> that will have no affect. >> that is not true. >> i would point this out of tobacco. when i was in the marine corps, a carton of lucky strikes was $2 for 10 packs. now it is $9 a pack. it was not just simply the culture. they put a cost on it. we ought to put a cost on ammunition. we ought to put a tax on that. bullets ought to be prohibitively expensive. >> a well regulated militia to keep the security of the people, to keep and bear arms. does that speak to the right of securing the nation through a well regulated defense establishment, or does it greenlight some guy in new york to out his g
SFGTV
Jan 23, 2013 1:00am PST
broadband new mexico system which connects all systems in the subway to central control. and lastly, this replaces the uninterruptable power supplies systems, which is a mouthful, which provides critical backup in event of a power outage. for members' reference this project provides a communication platform for the existing sfmta central control functions to be seamlessly
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 11:00am PST
system that will prevent identity theft and end the future hires of unauthorized workers and lastly establish an improved process for admitting future workers to serve our workforce needs while simultaneously protecting all workers. other bipartisan groups of senators have stood in the same spot before trumpeting similar proposals but we believe this will be the year congress finally gets it done. the politics on this issue have been turned upside down. for the first time ever, there's more political risk in opposing immigration reform than in supporting it. we believe we have a window of opportunity to act. but we will only succeed if the effort is bipartisan. by their presence today, my republican colleagues are making a significant statement about the need to fix our broken immigration system. we democrats are equally serious. we do not want immigration as a wedge issue. much rather we want a bipartisan bill that solves the problem and becomes law. we recognize that in order to pass bipartisan legislation none of us can get everything we want. that's why our framework says we can
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am EST
theft and tend hiring of future unauthorized workers and lastly, we establish an improved process for e admitting future workers to serve our work force needs while protecting all workers. other bipartisan senators have stood in the same spot before trumpeting similar proposals. but we believe this will be the year congress finally gets it done. the politics on this issue have been turned upside down. for the first time ever, there is more political risk in opposing immigration reform than in supporting it. opportunity to act. but we will only succeed if the effort is bipartisan. by their presence today, my republican colleagues are making a significant statement about the need to fix our broken immigration system. we democrats are equally serious. we do not want immigration as a wedge issue. much rather we want a bipartisan bill that solves the problem and becomes law. we recognize that in order to pass bipartisan legislation none of us can get everything we want. that's why our framework says we can address the status of people living here illegally while securing our borders and cr
SFGTV2
Jan 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
of 20 years. lastly, we have the 23 m-o-us. i submitted a list to you with community organizations, but we will be providing funding for programs that are much needed in the community. today we are here to present the housing component of the project as a theater portion has already been unanimously approved by the third preservation commission and we are pleased to report that the community is excited about this project and will -- you'll be hearing about that today. the only thing that's before you is the formula retail conditional use, which we don't needed to, but we want to be proactive and staff suggested that we file that. some time this year we may fall under that category. the things that we're going to be discussing with you, that could take my entire presentation. so, i'm going to wrap up here. it's going to be the question of parking. we are asking that you please consider increasing staff's recommendation to our full request of .75. staff is requesting .67. on the land dedication we're thrilled to be supportive of the land dedication. we spent nine months through a com
SFGTV2
Jan 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
stabilization fund that might prevent displacement of residents as well. and lastly, i guess i'll just say given the impact of -- that this development and many recent developments have had in our community in terms of driving up prices, we will be strongly advocating for 100% affordable housing on publicly owned land and we'll probably see some of those projects coming forward in the next couple years. so, thank you for your attention. >> thank you. >>> hello, good afternoon. my name is teresa [speaker not understood] and i'm a youth program coordinator at [speaker not understood]. and i just want to really ask the commission to think about how stressed out -- how stressed out families are in the mission because working with youth, working with families, the number one thing on their mind is am i going to get kicked out of my house, am i going to have to pay a thousand dollars to $3,500 in a neighborhood that is the only place i've ever lived. and i think that those are the type of situations that our members are in and we really want to focus on how -- our neighborhood has been bruta
SFGTV2
Jan 5, 2013 6:00am PST
that as well in addition to the training. lastly is we again kind of relish the opportunity to participate in the operations against an active enemy. at least here, it's fire. we appreciate the fact we can go ahead and enter a tactical command air control. those are operations that are familiar to us and they are, it's a great exercise for us tactically as well. we are able to integrate with cal fire itself with the objective being the fire itself. those work out for us here and we can go ahead and use those skills forward as well. thank you very much, we appreciate the opportunity. >> thank you, i'd like to thank our panelists and open it up to our group for any questions of our panelists today. yes, sir, secretary. >> there are a lot of things you can do in a forest that tend to make it easier it fight a fire like most importantly burning off the fuel during the wet season so there's less for the fire to feed on. to what extent in cal fire and all your other things do you encourage people to do things in their forest when you don't have a fire that make it easier and more eff
SFGTV2
Jan 10, 2013 7:30pm PST
want a toilet they can flush. that is definitely important. but then, water savings. i guess lastly would be the esthetics of it. the ada, or comfort height, as they call it -- >> let me interrupt you. hey, how're you doing? are you shopping for a toilet? walk right over here. are you in a shopping for a toilet? if you were, were your shopping for a toilet, what would you look for? >> i don't know. some banks eco-friendly. -- something eco-friendly. >> do you have a lot of people say that? >> yes. water savings, and most have rebates, so you are saving on costs. that is important today. >> let's talk for a minute about aging in place because it is such an important issue. we have a seat height to be concerned about, but a lot of other things. for example, people worry about getting into bathtubs because they are slippery. how do you deal with that? >> it all depends. the most important thing you can do is have a grab bar for the tub and shower. we think about the toilet heights. we think about having barrier- free back from -- bathrooms. if you are in a wheelchair, a shower curtain
SFGTV
Jan 2, 2013 1:30am PST
default and i -- hopefully that won't happen. lastly, i'd like to request for consideration of this artificial deadline of february 4th. i understand time and cost and a lot of things involved in making this very important decision. but the community dialogue, the community planning process has just started. i know the project has been kind of going on for 20-year, but the north beach process started half a year. we barely started and i'm getting into it. i think we have a deadline of february 1st to make this kind of decisions. i think i'm very troubled by it. i'd like to request that the resolution be amended to reflect a date that gives more time for the community to be involved. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker. >> [speaker not understood] smith, eric scott, julie christian son. >> good afternoon, mr. [speaker not understood]. nice to see you. >>> mr. chairman, director rifkin, thank you, and members. thank you for the seeking additional opinion and reach a resident opinion. my name is rod [speaker not understood]. i'm not here as a past president of the hill dwellers. i di
SFGTV
Dec 31, 2012 5:30pm PST
that i would be interested in learning. >> thank you. >> we can do that. >> just lastly before going on to public comment and perhaps we will have you back and respond to the questions or issues that come from the public comment. >> but looking at the letter that the aclu has written to the mayor, i think that it is a lot of good points in here, they talk about liability as well. this is one paragraph, if you don't mind my reading despite advocacy by police departments and taser international, taser use remains highly controversy and studies have called into question the weapon's safety, in particular against high risk populations such as those with mental illness or those under the influence of drugs, the lifrn between elevated risk of serious injury and these populations should raise serious concerns for officials grapling with health on the streets. one recent study and this is the university of central florida. one has shown that citizens were injured 41 percent of the time when they were used as the only type of force and 47 percent of the time when they were used in conjunction wi
SFGTV2
Jan 10, 2013 12:30am PST
people to do something about it when they spot it. lastly, the partners recently announced a stop bullying video challenge where we are bringing together psa's that highlight what's happening by young peopld
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 1:00am EST
so we can identify troubled individuals earlier and get them the help they need. lastly, in addition i personally support the creation of a national commission of domestic terrorism, violence, and crime in america. it will examine issues and put promises on what government can do on a local, state, and national level to reduce terrorism and prevent attacks such as those we witnesses in newtown, aurora, tucson, and at virginia tech. yesterday, as mayor of philadelphia, i announced and put forward something i refer to as the sandy hook principles. these are called to action to heed the basic core values of american citizens and promoting the health, safety, and well being of our communities. the objective is to influence the behavior of gun and am you nation manufacturers, distributors and retailers by establishing a baseline standard for a responsible conduct of their business. i will share these principles with many other mayors and we expect these we will review and discuss them in the days ahead. let me be clear, strengthening our gun laws should not have to wait for these
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